Welcome to my blog! My name is Chris Kingdon, I’m a Christian, Husband, and Software Engineer. I love what I do and I hope I can share just a bit of my passions with those around me. This blog is a random collection of my thoughts and how-tos on things I have come across in the world of software engineering and sometimes technology at large. I hope that others who follow won’t have to fight through the same issues I’ve encountered. So take a look around and feel free to drop a comment!
Authentication and authorization are one of the most critical pieces of a web application. Getting them wrong can be catastrophic and getting them right can be confusing if you aren’t familiar with how they all work. In this new multi-part series I’m going to go over everything you need to know about setting all of […]Read more “Authentication and Authorization with OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect: Part 1 – Basic Authentication”
I’ve been using Auth0 as my login provider for several projects recently. Overall I really like their offering and you should definitely give it a try if you haven’t already (They have an excellent free tier for you to try stuff out). One area I have found that they lack in, however, is ci/cd. In […]Read more “CI/CD With Auth0”
I’ve spent a ton of time over the past several months building out infrastructure via bicep. Today’s post will be a bit different than normal. Instead of a tutorial on how to do various things I’ll be going over some of the more recent challenges I’ve encountered while working with bicep as well as how […]Read more “Bicep Tips & Tricks 1”